April 6 2021
My parents sold their milking cows a few weeks ago. It was actually just a few days before my family was headed to visit them for spring break
April 5 2021
The national dairy farmer checkoff was established to grow demand for milk, cheese, and other dairy foods and ingredients through research and promotion
April 5 2021
Researchers and scientists had the goal was to define a clear, concise way to measure and compare the water productivity (WP) of meat and milk production and identify opportunities to improve water efficiencies...
April 2 2021
For generations of Schmitt men (my grandpa, dad, brother, and hopefully, my nephews), their hands have told the story of dairy farming
April 1 2021
Providing A.I. services for hobby farms has become a fun side job for me
March 31 2021
TikTok has become a unique platform to teach consumers about dairy farming in a fun way
March 30 2021
You can’t pour passion from an empty cup
March 29 2021
No matter how well we plan and manage our silage programs, challenges arise. Weather, wildlife, and other factors can cause delays in covering our crop or air to be reintroduced to the silo during storage
March 29 2021
The future is bright for college students studying agriculture
March 26 2021
As women, we are farmers, farmer’s daughters, farmer’s wives, and so many other things, but that does not dictate our roles or capabilities
March 25 2021
These sights, smells, and experiences are what I love most about life on the farm
March 24 2021
Farming with family is not always easy, but we can make it work
March 23 2021
Sustainability is a priority for today’s consumers – let’s make sure they know that farmers are already good stewards of the land
March 22 2021
Popular ag promoter Dairy Carrie offers advice on how to become a sponsored advocate
March 19 2021
Endovac-Dairy is a vaccine and is commonly administered several times in the first month of the calf’s life to get the bacterial protection from Endovac
March 19 2021
As winter turns into spring, we try to catch up on many random projects around the farm
March 18 2021
I saw a Facebook post the other day from an old college friend that said if you don’t believe that there is still sexism in 2021, then feel free to walk with her into a variety of presumably male-dominated...
March 17 2021
After a year filled with trials and tribulations, dairy farmers remained as hardworking and resilient as ever
March 16 2021
Even in an upside-down year, dairy has remained essential
March 15 2021
Family farms continue to be the backbone of our food production system and many rural communities